Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, write us at siren@ucsf.edu. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Striving for health equity through medical, public health, and legal collaboration

J.B. Teitelbaum, J. Theiss, C.H. Boufides
J Law Med Ethics

This article discusses (1) the ways in which law functions as a determinant of health, (2) historical collaborations between the health and legal professions, (3) the benefits of creating medical-public health-legal collaborations, and (4) how viewing law through a collaborative, population...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Building a patient-centered medical-legal home in Hawaii's Kalihi Valley

D.M. Shek, A.G. Turlington
Hawaii J Med Public Health

The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawai'i (MLPC) has worked to address the social determinants of health for low-income patient-families since 2009.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Case Study

Medical-legal partnerships to support continuity of care for immigrants impacted by HIV: Lessons learned from California

S.M. Fuller, W.T. Steward, O. Martinez, E.A. Arnold
J Immigr Minor Health

The United States (US) has experienced a surge of anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric, raising concerns about the influence on health outcomes for immigrants living in the US.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Qualitative

Medical-legal partnership impact on parents' perceived stress: A pilot study

J.N. Rosen Valverde, J. Backstrand, L. Hills, H. Tanuos
Behav Med

Stress has adverse effects on health, and prolonged stress exposure is a risk factor for several mental and physical illnesses. (1) Families living in poverty face many stressors created and maintained by economic hardship and unaddressed legal and social needs.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Clinician perceptions of Medical-Legal Partnerships: Lessons for adopting social determinants of health interventions in health care settings

J. Trott, M. Regenstein, A. Peterson, E. Rallos
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Despite burgeoning activity within the health care sector to address social determinants of health, recent surveys have shown that clinicians feel they lack the time and resources to tackle patients’ unmet social needs.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Medical-legal partnerships serving veterans: History, growth & progress

J. Theiss, J.Trott, A. Peterson
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Medical-legal partnerships are an important part of the VA’s strategy to enable Veterans to achieve health and well-being.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Integrating legal services with primary care: The Health Justice Program

G. Drozdzal, R. Shoucri, J. Macdonald, K. Radford, A.D. Pinto, N. Persaud
Can Fam Physician

The Health Justice Program (HJP) aims to bridge the gap between social determinants of health knowledge and practice through a multi-partner medical-legal program informed by the MLP model.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Case Study

A system-level approach to addressing health-harming legal and social needs: A case study of the NYC Health + Hospitals and LegalHealth medical-legal partnership

J. Theiss, J. Schrag, J.A. Teitelbaum
National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

Social, environmental, and economic factors play an outsized role in the health of individuals and whole communities.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Case Study

Medical-legal partnerships to enhance residency training in advance care planning

J.M. Pettit, A.M. Ryan, J. Armin, B.D. Weiss
Fam Med

Background and Objectives: Only about one-third of adult Americans have completed advance directives for end-of-life care, and primary care physicians report that they are not always comfortable discussing advance care planning (ACP) with patients.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Socially vulnerable older adults & medical-legal partnership

L. Tobin Tyler
National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

As the American population continues to age, health care, social service, community, and family resources should be deployed with person-centered goals that maximize older adults’ independence and control over their priorities.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Review
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